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leatherette

[leth-uh-ret] /ˌlɛð əˈrɛt/
noun
1.
a material constructed of paper or cloth and finished to simulate the grain, color, and texture of leather.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; formerly a trademark; see leather, -ette
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Examples for leatherette
  • The interior has been completely refurbished in gray cloth and leatherette.
  • When they do leave, the imprints of their bored thighs remain a while upon the shiny leatherette.
  • The certificate is put into a blue leatherette covering.
  • Steel construction with leatherette support and ball bearing casters.
  • The cover material will be calf grain leatherette or equal in a color selected by the school.
British Dictionary definitions for leatherette

leatherette

/ˌlɛðəˈrɛt/
noun
1.
an imitation leather made from paper, cloth, etc
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